The Jump: Meet Darren Gough

The former England cricketer is taking on a new snowy challenge in reality show The Jump

Name: Darren Gough


Age: 43

Famous, why? Darren was a fast bowler and batsman for the England cricket team

Bio: Darren is England’s ninth most successful wicket-taker and retired in 2008. He is considered a key part of England’s bowling success during the 90s. Darren isn’t a stranger to reality shows, having won Strictly Come Dancing in 2005, returning to win again in the 2007 Christmas special. 

Then: Bowling at the 1999 Ashes

Now: Taking part in Strictly Come Dancing

The Jump kicks off on January 26 and runs for ten nights on Channel 4